According to data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) from 1992-2011, there was an estimated annual average of 4500 vehicle crashes that involved ambulances. Of these, 34% resulted in injuries and 33 people were killed. Almost 60% of the crashes occurred while the ambulances were in emergency use.
OhioHealth Grant Medical Center presents
2015 Trauma Care Conference
Save the Date
November 18-19, 2015
Providing all participants with cutting edge trauma education
and practical knowledge in order to deliver high quality care to
the patients we serve.
Early registration discount available August 1 – October 18:
Four OhioHealth care sites have been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for outstanding heart attack and stroke care, when every second counts for patients.
The following care sites received the Mission: Lifeline awards for excellent and timely care for the life-threatening type of heart attack known as STEMI (ST segment elevation myocardial infarction):
- OhioHealth Doctors Hospital: Mission: Lifeline Silver
- OhioHealth Grant Medical Center: Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus
- OhioHealth Marion General Hospital: Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus
- OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital: Mission: Lifeline Gold
The following care sites received Get With The Guidelines Stroke awards for implementing a higher standard of stroke care by ensuring that stroke patients receive care according to nationally accepted standards and recommendations:
- Grant: Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus
- Marion General: Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold
- Riverside Methodist: Get With the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus
Additionally, Marion General was awarded:
- Fit-Friendly Award for creating a culture of living healthy lives in the workplace
- Get With the Guidelines Heart Failure Gold Plus
These awards highlight the life-saving and timely care given to patients suffering from acute conditions, when critical moments matter as well our dedication to promote wellness in our associates and physicians.
We appreciate our teams and the partnerships we have with EMS to ensure excellence in patient care.
Escaping Violent Encounters for EMS and Fire
Violence Prevention Training
Escaping Violent Encounters for EMS and Fire is a highly participatory 2-day Escaping Violent Encounters for EMS and Fire is a two-day course designed to educate EMS and Fire personnel on the differences between a patient and an attacker. Learn tactics in assault prevention and de-escalation. In addition to hands-on training, you will learn liability-conscious techniques for defense and escape.
This must needed educational offering is being presented to you by Kelly Austin, VP-Training and Senior Risk Manager of KLA Consulting and OhioHealth EMS.
Class size is limited to twelve participants. Early registration is encouraged.
For registration informaiton, visit OhioHealth EMS Outreach Education.